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17. June 2018

Study funded by DNRF grant to CSE: Removal of children’s tonsils increases risks for developing asthma

Jacobus Boomsma was the head of the Centre for Social Evolution (CSE) from 2005 to 2015. During that period, the center was funded by a grant from the Danish National Research Foundation. In a recent study that originated with the funding from the DNRF, Boomsma found that removal of the tonsils and adenoids is associated […]

12. June 2018

HYPERMAG’s hyperpolarized MR scan will soon be ready for use with cancer patients

In its magazine DYNAMO, the Technical University of Denmark recently wrote an article about the Center for Hyperpolarization in Magnetic Resonance’s (HYPERMAG) hyperpolarized MR -scan that will soon be used with cancer patients. In a four-page spread in the latest publication of the magazine DYNAMO by the Technical University of Denmark, you can gain insight […]

12. June 2018

Postdoc from MIB in new study: Wants to expand the study of music evolution with neurological approach

Postdocs Massimo Lumaca from Center for Music in the Brain (MIB) together with Andrea Ravignani and Giosuè Baggio from Vrije Universiteit Bruxelles and Max Planck Institute for Psycholingvistic, have proposed an interdisciplinary study on music that unites cultural transmission and neurophysiology. The study is published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience. How did music emerge? […]

11. June 2018

Two researchers from DNRF Centers of Excellence have been accepted at the Young Academy

The talented researchers Víctor Silva Aguirre, from the Stellar Astrophysics Centre (SAC) at Aarhus University, and Naia Morueta-Holme, from the Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate (CMEC) at the University of Copenhagen, are among the seven new members accepted at the Young Academy 2018. Victor Silva Aguirre, from the Stellar Astrophysics Centre (SAC), and Naia […]

8. June 2018

Archeological high technology maps hidden ancient societies

Head of center Rubina Raja, from the Center for Urban Network Development (UrbNet), in collaboration with colleagues from the Danish-German research team Northwest Quarter Project, has reconstructed ancient society using aerial photos and 3D scans. In the famous Decapolis city of Jerash, Jordan, Professor Rubina Raja, who is the head of the Centre for Urban […]

31. May 2018

Project at HYPERMAG aims to ensure the spread of new, fast scanning method at hospitals

The latest issue of the Danish magazine Medicoteknik writes about the DNRF center HYPERMAG’s new research project, which aims to pave the way for the use of so-called hyperpolarized MR scanning at hospitals and thereby to ensure much faster scan results in, for instance, cancer patients. At the DNRF Center for Hyperpolarization in Magnetic Resonance […]

31. May 2018

Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard receives Danish science award

Professor Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard, head of center at the Stellar Astrophysics Centre (SAC) at Aarhus University, is one of two recipients of this year’s Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen’s Award for Scientific Research. On May 30, the head of the Stellar Astrophysics Centre (SAC), Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard, received this year’s Rigmor and Carl Holst-Knudsen’s Award for Scientific Research. […]

30. May 2018

DTU writes article about the career of head of center Anja Boisen

In an article on the website of the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Professor Anja Boisen talks about her path to a career as a top researcher, her research today, and her role as head of center. Anja Boisen is the head of center at the DNRF Center for Intelligent Drug Delivery and Sensing Using […]

24. May 2018

Horse domestication and hepatitis: Three articles from Eske Willerslev in Nature and Science

Head of center Eske Willerslev, from the Center for GeoGenetics, has published three scientific articles on the same day in the prestigious journals Nature and Science. The articles take their point of departure in fossil DNA and gives an insight in ancient migration along the Silk Road. May 9 was a special day for head […]

23. May 2018

Research from CEM: Laser light maps electrons’ way through cable bacteria

Using laser light, researchers from the Center for Electromicrobiology (CEM) at Aarhus University examined the loss of voltage in the newly discovered cable bacteria. The study was recently published in the journal PNAS. A single cable bacteria filament about 1 centimenter long. (Foto: Jesper Tataru Bjerg) Head of center Lars Peter Nielsen, Professor Andreas Schramm, and […]



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